A572-50 Channel

A572-50 channel

Characteristics

A572-50 channel is a HSLA columbium-vanadium steel with a higher yield and tensile strength as compared to ASTM A-36 channel.  These stronger steels permit the reduction of section thickness and weight, providing added payload capacity in transportation applications as well as material cost savings. ASTM A-572 Grade 50 channel is weldable, formable, and machinable when using appropriate techniques.

Applications

A572 -50 channel is used in bridges, buildings, construction equipment, freight cars, machinery, truck parts, and other applications.

Sizes

  • Depths: 0.5" thru 18"
  • Flange Widths: 0.125" thru 5"

Typical Chemical Properties

Carbon Max, %

0.23

Manganese Max, %

1.35

Phosphorus Max, %

0.04

Sulfur Max, %

0.05

Typical Mechanical Properties

For Grade 50, the minimum yield point is 50,000 psi and the minimum tensile strength is 65,000 psi. ASTM A-572 is also available in grades 42, 55, 60 and 65.

For inquiries, call us today at 800-861-8272.